1 CURRICULUM VITAE David Frederick Partlett Dean and Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law Emory University School of Law 1301 Clifton Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA Experience Dean and Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law, 2006-Present Emory University School of Law Vice President, Dean, and Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University School of Law; Senior Fellow, Health Policy Center Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies Chief of Staff, Office of the Chancellor Search Vanderbilt University, Acting Dean, Vanderbilt University School of Law Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University School of Law. John Sparkman Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, University of Alabama, School of Law (including Summer, 1987) Associate Dean, Faculty of Law, Australian National University, Canberra A.C.T., Australia Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader (elect), Faculty of Law, Australian National University, Canberra A.C.T., Australia. Visiting Scholar, 1982 University of Virginia, School of Law, Charlottesville, Va. Adjunct Lecturer in Torts, 1975 Academic Year Australian National University. Australian Government Service, (a) Senior Legal Officer, Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department, Canberra Responsible for policy advice on the Racial Discrimination Act, 1975, and other related Human Rights legislation.
2 Page 2 (b) Principal Law Reform Officer, Australian Law Reform Commission (Justice Kirby, now of the High Court of Australia, Chairman). Direction of research and writing undertaken by the Commission. References on hand were: Privacy Defamation Human Tissue Transplants Consumer Debts Insurance Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S.A. Solicitor, Messrs Sly & Russell. Solicitor, Articles of Clerkship, Messrs Sly & Russell, Solicitors, 68 Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia. General litigation, conveyancing and company law. Teaching Teaching Subjects in the Last Ten Years: Torts Advanced Torts Professional Negligence Seminar Child Mental Health and the Law Education LL.B. University of Sydney, School of Law, LL.M. University of Michigan, Law School, S.J.D. University of Virginia, School of Law, Professional Qualifications Solicitor, Supreme Court of New South Wales (1971). Solicitor and Barrister, Supreme Court of Australian Capital Territory (1978). Distinctions and Honors LexisNexis Law School Advisory Board, 2009-Present Visiting Professor at the University of Sydney Law School, May and June 2008 Visiting Fellow at the Fleming Centre at the Australian National University, June 2008 The Thomas Jefferson Award for distinguished service to Vanderbilt through extraordinary contributions as a member of the faculty in the councils and government of the University, Vanderbilt University, 1998 Distinguished Service Award, Vanderbilt University School of Law, Paul Hartman Award for Excellence in Teaching,
3 Page 3 Graduate Fellow, University of Virginia, Cook Graduate Fellow, University of Michigan, Visiting Scholar, University of Virginia, School of Law, Visiting Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford, 1986 Visiting Fellow, Department of Law & Philosophy, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, 1992 Select Relevant Administrative Experience Select Emory University Committees: Internal Advisory Board for the Institute for Advanced Policy Solutions (2006-Present) Emory Global Health Advisory Board (2006-Present) Strategic Implementation Advisory Committee (2006-Present) Various University and Law School Committees Select Washington and Lee University Committees: Presidential Advisory Committee ( ) Budget Advisory Committee ( ) Various University and Law School Committees ex officio, including Faculty Appointments Select Vanderbilt University Committees: University Tenure and Promotion Committee ( ; ) Seminar Committee, Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies ( ) Dean Search Committee, Law School ( ) Chairman, University Senate ( ) Executive Committee, University Senate ( ) Professional Ethics and Academic Affairs Committee ( ) University Consultative Committee ( ) Steering Committee, NCAA Self Study ( ) Select Vanderbilt Law School Committees: Faculty Selection Committee ( ; ) Research Committee ( ) Curriculum Committee, Chair (1994) Membership of Relevant Organizations and Activities Member, American Bar Association, Committee on the Internationalization of Law Schools; Faculty of New Law Deans Conference; International Legal Education Activities Committee Member, American Law Institute Treasurer and Past President, Southeastern Association of American Law Schools Selden Society American Society of Law & Medicine
4 Page 4 Trustee and Director, The University of Sydney USA Foundation Board of Directors and Trustees Personal Married to Nannette Partlett, Director of Emeritus College, Emory University Children: William and Anne Hobbies: Tennis, Golf, Squash Publications and Presentations Books Authored With Weaver and others: The Right to Speak Ill: Defamation, Reputation and Free Speech, (Carolina Academic Press, Durham, NC, 2006). With Schwartz and Kelly, Prosser et al., Torts: Cases and Materials, 11th Edition, with Teacher s Manual (Foundation Press, New York, New York, 2005). (Co-author of last three editions.) With Weaver and others: Modern Remedies: Cases, Practical Problems and Exercises (2 nd Edition, West Publishing Co., St. Paul, MN, 2004; 1 st Edition, 1997). With Nurcombe, Child Mental Health and the Law (Macmillan Free Press, New York, 1994). With Sloan and others, Suing for Medical Malpractice (University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1993). Professional Negligence (Law Book Company, Methuen, Sydney, 1985). Books Edited With J. Goldring, R. Hamilton, and N. Gunningham, "Access to Justice" (A.N.U. Press, 1979). With J.L.R. Davis "Compensation for Personal Injuries" (A.G.P.S., 1985). Articles The Libel Tourist and the Ugly American: Free Speech in an Era of Modern Global Communications, 48 U. Louisville L. Rev. (forthcoming 2009) (Keynote Address, U. Louisville L. Rev. Symposium: First Amendment Issues in Emerging Technology). A Tribute to Harold Berman, 22 Emory Int l L. Rev. [i] (2008) (Remarks at A Conference on World Law and World Health). With Russell Weaver, Remedies as a Capstone Course, 27 Rev. of Litigation 269 (2008), (Essay for AALS Workshop on Remedies).
5 Page 5 " Defective Structures and Economic Loss in the United States; Law and Policy, Emerging Issues in Tort Law, J. Neyers, Ed. (Hart Pub. 2007). With Russell Weaver, Remedies, Neutral Rules and Free Speech, 39 Akron L. Rev. 905 (2006) (Essay for Fourth Remedies Discussion Forum.) With Russell Weaver, Defamation, Free Speech, and Democratic Governance, 50, New York L. Rev., Of Law Reform Lions and the Limits of Tort Reform, 27 Syd. L. Rev. 417 (2005). Defamation Law and Free Speech: Reynolds v. Times Newspapers and the English Media, 37 Vand J. Trans. Law 1255 (2004). The Republican Model and Punitive Damages, 41 San Diego L. Rev (2004). With Russell Weaver, Defamation, the Media and Free Speech: Australia s Experiment with Expanded Qualified Privilege, 36 Geo. Washington Univ. J. of Interna. Law 377 (2004). Misuse of Genetic Information: The Common Law and Professionals Liability, 42 Washburn Law Journal 489 (Spring 2003); republished in Panorama Assicurativo (2004). With Russell Weaver, "Restitution: Ancient Wisdom," 36 Loyola of Los Angeles L. Rev. 975 (Winter 2003). "Introduction to Administrative Law Discussion Forum," 54 Admin. L. Rev. 565 (2002). "Equity," The Oxford Companion to American Law, (Oxford University Press 2002). With Russell Weaver, Filling Cavities, 39 Brandeis Law Journal 677 (Spring 2001). With Barry Nurcombe, "Recovered Memories of Child Sexual Abuse and Liability: Society, Science, and the Law in a Comparative Setting," 4 Psychology, Public Policy, and Law 1253 (1998). Punitive Damages: Legal Hot Zones, 56 La. L. Rev. 781 (1996). "Roaming in the Gloaming: The Liability of Professionals", 14 Sydney L. Rev. 261 (1992). "From Victorian Opera to Rock and Rap: Inducement to Breach of Contract in the Music Industry," 66 Tulane L. Rev. 771 (1992). With Eric Szweda, "An Embattled Profession: The Role of Lawyers in the Regulatory State," 14 University of New South Wales L.J. 8 (1991). "From Red Lion Square to Skokie to the Fatal Shore: Racial Defamation and Freedom of Speech," 22 Vand. J. Trans. Law 431 (1989), reprinted in updated, revised, and expanded form in Freedman
6 and Freedman (ed.) Group Defamation and Freedom of Speech (Greenwood Press under the auspices of Hofstra University 1995), 135. Curriculum Vitae Page 6 "Professional Negligence in America," in P.D. Finn (ed.) Essays on Torts (Law Book Company, 1989), With Jeffrey O'Connell, "An America's Cup for Tort Reform? Australia and America Compared," 21 Michigan Journal of Law Reform 443 (1988). With Gregory Burton, "The Share Repurchase Albatross and Corporation Law Theory," 62 Australian Law Journal 139 (1988). With J. Handmer, "Flood Warnings and Legal Liability: The Georges River Floods August 1986," CRES Working Paper 1988/8 ISBN "Forecasts, Warnings and Legal Liability: High Pressure and Gale Warnings for Weather Forecasting," CRES Working Paper 1987/7, ISBN "Liability for Floods and Failing Dams," CRES Working Paper 1986/41, ISBN "Recovery of Damages for Loss of Future Earnings," in Tay (ed.) Law and Australian Legal Thinking in the 1980's, p.195 (1986), 12th International Congress of Comparative Law, Sydney & Monash Universities, August "Economic Loss and the Limits of Negligence," (1986) 60 Australian Law Journal 64. "The Implications of Sutherland Shire Council v. Heyman for Building and Design Professionals," 2 Building and Construction Law 33 (1986). "Attorney-Client Privilege, the Professions, and the Common Law Tradition," 10 The Journal of the Legal Profession 9 (1986). With Jeffrey O'Connell, "No-Fault Insurance for Australians? A Package of Possibilities," in Davis and Partlett, Compensation for Personal Injuries, (A.G.P.S. 1985). "Economic Analysis and Some Problems in the Law of Torts," 13 Melbourne University Law Review 398 (1982). "Economic Analysis in the Law of Torts," in Cranston and Schick (ed.), Law and Economics, (A.N.U. Press, 1982). "Does the Racial Discrimination Act adequately Fulfill Australia's obligations under the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination?," in Nettheim, Legislating for Human Rights (U.N.S.W., Faculty of Law, 1981). "The Caltex Case: Recovery of Economic Loss in Negligence," 9 Sydney Law Review 121 (1980). "Benign Racial Discrimination: Aborigines & Equality," 10 Federal Law Review 238 (1979).
7 "Subrogation in Accommodation Bills of Exchange," 53 Australian Law Journal 699 (1979). Curriculum Vitae Page 7 "Recovery of Economic Loss in Negligence: The Australian High Court Strikes a New Trail," 9 California Western International Law Journal 563 (1979). "Liability of Auditors to Third Parties in Negligence," 17 Law Society Journal 93 (1979). "The Racial Discrimination Act, 1975 and the Anti- Discrimination Act 1977: Aspects and Proposals for Change," 2 University of New South Wales Law Journal 152 (1977). "Can You Legislate for Equality?," Proceedings of the Australian Institute of Criminology Scholarly Book Reviews and Commentaries Foreword: David Fischer, the Fox, 73 Mo. L. Rev. 281 (2008) (Essay for Symposium: A Tribute to Professor David Fischer). The American Dean Goes Abroad, 31 University of Toledo Law Review 689 (2000). Legal Language, 38 Judges J. Spring 1999, at 32. [This is an ABA publication.] Tort Liability and the American Way: Reflections on Liability for Emotional Distress, 45 Am. J. Comp. L. 601 (1997). [This is a book review for Tort Liability for Psychiatric Damage: The Law of Nervous Shock.] A Careful Exposé: A Review of Civil Juries and the Politics of Reform, by Stephen Daniels and Joanne Martin, 79 Judicature 288 (1996). "The Common Law As Cricket: A Review Essay of Form and Substance in Anglo-American Law by Patrick S. Atiyah & Robert S. Summers," 43 Vand. L. Rev (1990). "Child Abuse," 24 The Vanderbilt Lawyer 4 (1993). "Medical Malpractice," 19 The Vanderbilt Lawyer 9 (1988). "Law, Medicine, and the American Way," Centre for Independent Studies Policy Report, Case Note, Mahony v. J. Kruschich (Demolitions) (High Court June 1985) 59 A.L.J. 621 (1985). Case Note, Sidaway v. Bethlem Royal Hospital (The Times, February 22, 1985) 59 A.L.J. 341 (1985). Case Note, Gould v. Vaggelas ((1984) 58 A.L.J.R. 560) 59 A.L.J. 228 (1985). Case Note, Jaensch v. Coffey ((1984) 58 A.L.J.R. 426) 59 A.L.J. 44 (1985). "Economic Analysis of Law," by R. Posner (2nd Ed), 11 Federal Law Review 239 (1980).
8 Page 8 "A Matter of Justice," by C.D. Rowley, 10 Federal Law Review 108 (1979). Work in Progress Enforcement of Defamation and Privacy in the International Setting Scholarly Presentations, Plenary Session: Roundtable Discussion on the Future of Legal Education in Light of Difficult Economic Times, Moderator of Panel Discussion, Southeastern Association of Law Schools, 62 nd Annual Meeting, upcoming August 2-8, 2009 International Publications and Protection of Reputation: A Margin of Appreciation? with Barbara McDonald, Remedies Forum, Aix on Provence, France, June Changes in Legal Education, Panel discussion presented to Best Lawyers 25 th Anniversary event, April 2009 The Libel Tourist and the Ugly American: Free Speech in an Era of Modern Global Communications, Keynote Address, U. Louisville L. Rev. Symposium: First Amendment Issues in Emerging Technology. Teaching Tort Theory to 1Ls: Benefits, Methods and Potential Pitfalls, Moderator of panel discussion, Southeastern Association of Law Schools, 61 st Annual Meeting, July-August 2008 Supporting Scholarship, Association of American Law Schools, January 2007 Inaugural Speaker for Campbell University s Norman A. Wiggins School of Law, Deans Speak Series, January 2007 Newsgathering: Liability and Remedies, Remedies Forum, University of Louisville, November 18-19, Free Speech and Defamation, Tort and Compensation Interest Group Panel, Association of American Law Schools Annual Conference, January Empirical Scholarship, Southeastern Association of Law Schools, Palm Beach, Florida, July 2006 Liability for Defective Structures, Emerging Issues in Tort Law, University of Western Ontario School of Law, London, Ontario, June 2006 Terrorism, Insurance, Compensation, Association of American Law Schools, January 2006 Defamation, Free Speech, and Democratic Governance, New York Law School, December Free Speech and Defamation in the Common Law World, Southeastern Association of Law Schools, Kiawah Island, SC, July 2004.
9 Page 9 Tort Reform: Mass Torts and Compensation, Southeastern Association of Law Schools, Kiawah Island, SC, July Educating Lawyers for Transnational Challenges, Conference by the American Association of Law Schools, Hawaii, May 2004.